August 04, 1929 ‒ February 18, 2007
MANSFIELD: Nicholas “Nick” Labuskey, Jr., 77, of Sequoia Lane, Mansfield, died Sunday February 18, 2007 in his home following a sudden illness.
He was born August 4, 1929 in Tharptown, Pennsylvania, to Nicholas, Sr., and Mary Zupkie Labuskey, and was graduated from Coal Township High School in 1947.
Nick was a veteran of the US Army, serving two years in Korea, during the Korean War.
He had worked as a track supervisor, first with the Pennsylvania Railroad, and then with Conrail, over 40 years prior to his retirement in 1992.
A Mansfield resident since 1973, Nick collected Lionel scale trains, and spent countless hours with his canine companion black Labrador Oz.
He cherished his family, was lovingly generous to them, and dearly loved the time he was able to spend with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children Nicholas Joseph Labuskey of Ypsilanti, Michigan, David C. Labuskey of Lexington, and Beth Ann Adamescu of Mansfield; grandchildren Megan Adamescu, Rachel Adamescu, Tyler Adamescu, Breanna Adamescu, Sophia Labuskey; step granddaughters Alexis Deskins and Savannah Deskins; his treasured friend Louise Gallik of Mansfield and her daughter Taryn Gallik-Stover; brother Clem Labuskey and brother and sister-in-law Thomas and Janet Labuskey all of Shamokin, PA; sisters Jeanie Sowers of Harrisburg, PA and Rose Marie Hutteman of Annapolis, MD; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Elaine Eccker Labuskey on September 15, 1991; as well as by a brother Bobby Labuskey.
The family will receive friends today, Wednesday, February 21, 2007 from 6-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Thursday at 10:30 am. Pastor James Carder will officiate. Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com